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Despite Backlash on Hijab, Swedish City Proceeds with Diversity Campaign

STOCKHOLM – A Swedish city officials have vowed to continue their support for inclusion after their ad campaign to celebrate diversity by posting the photo of a hijabi Muslim woman was attacked by far-right media, The Local reported. “We have and will continue to include Muslim women, with and without a veil,” said Johan Adolfsson, …

Sweden Team Goalie Reveals Threats after Converting to Islam

National footballer of Sweden’s U19 Women team converted to Islam after meeting Turkish Muslim boy STOCKHOLM – The goalkeeper for Sweden national team, Ronja Andersson, has been exposed to numerous threats and insults over the past seven months after converting to Islam, Anadolu Agency reported. “I read the Holy Quran, I pray and fast,” the goalkeeper …

Swedish TV Warns Migrants of Vitamin D Deficiency

STV: Immigrating to Scandinavia is not only peace and joy, but can lead to serious health problems It says the Swedish weather may prove particularly difficult to suffer for those hailing from the Middle East and Africa, who adhere to the Islamic code. A link between wearing Islamic garments, such as burqa and niqab, and vitamin D deficiency has been …

Church of Sweden Votes Against Adhan Ban

STOCKHOLM – The Church of Sweden voted during its latest meeting in November against the Sweden Democrats’ initiative to drop adhan or ‘call to prayer’ in the Scandinavian country, the Day Christian newspaper reported on December 10. “The Islamic call to prayer is a different opportunity for more people to meet the love of Allah …

Sweden Elects First Muslim Woman to Parliament

Laila Ali Elmi is the second Somali-Swedish Muslim to serve in the parliament ANGERED, Sweden – Somali-Swedish politician Laila Ali Elmi has become the first East African Muslim woman  to be elected to the Swedish National Parliament, the Riksdag. “I come from a suburb and grew up in a suburb, the issue that matters to …

Sweden Muslim Woman Who Refused Handshake Wins Case

STOCKHOLM – A Swedish court has ruled that a Muslim woman who was denied a job after refusing a handshake with a male employer was discriminated against, ordering the company to pay compensation. “The Labor Court has concluded that the woman’s refusal to shake the hand of the opposite sex is such a religious manifestation …

Sweden Team Goalie Converts to Islam

STOCKHOLM – The goalkeeper for Sweden national team under 19, Ronja Andersson, has converted to Islam, after years of studying the religion. “I’m proud to be a Muslim,” she said in an interview with Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, Expressen.se reported. Andersson, a member of the Uppsala Women’s Football team, said she was first introduced to Islam when …

Muslims Allowed to Raise Adhan in Southern Sweden

STOCKHOLM – The local Muslim community in the southern Swedish town of Vaxjö has been allowed to broadcast the call to prayer, or adhan, Anadolu Agency reported Tuesday. Police in the city of Vaxjo gave the permission for Friday prayer, according to radio SR. Fredrik Modeus, district bishop, has welcomed the decision in a statement, …

Bomb Hits Swedish Mosque in Hate Crime

Swedish police launched an investigation into the bomb attack targeting a Swedish mosque on Monday, treating it as a hate attack against the Muslim minority.



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